1937 German Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 2 of 5 in the 1937 European Championship
Circuit Nürburgring-1927-Nordschleife.svg
Date 25 July 1937
Official name X Großer Preis von Deutschland
Location Nürburgring
Nürburg, Germany
Course Permanent racing facility
22.810 km (14.173 mi)
Distance 22 laps, 501.82 km (311.82 mi)
Weather Cold, windy
Pole position
Driver Germany Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union
Time 9:46.2
Fastest lap
Driver Germany Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union
Time 9:53.4
Podium
First Germany Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz
Second Germany Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes-Benz
Third Germany Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union

The 1937 German Grand Prix was a Grand Prix motor race held at the Nürburgring on 25 July 1937.

Driver Ernst von Delius collided with Richard Seaman during this race on lap 6 and the accident was eventually fatal for von Delius, experiencing thrombosis. Von Delius was 25 years old.[1]

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Car Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 12 Germany Rudolf Caracciola Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W125 22 3:46:00.1 4 1
2 14 Germany Manfred von Brauchitsch Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W125 22 +46.2 3 2
3 4 Germany Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union Auto Union C 22 +1:01.3 1 3
4 22 Italy Tazio Nuvolari Scuderia Ferrari Alfa Romeo 12C-36 22 +4:03.9 5 4
5 8 Germany Rudolf Hasse Auto Union Auto Union C 22 +5:25.0 6 4
6 20 Switzerland Christian Kautz Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W125 22 +6:10.2 10 4
7 16 Germany Hermann Lang Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W125 21 +1 Lap 2 4
8 44 Switzerland Hans Ruesch Private entry Alfa Romeo 8C-35 21 +1 Lap 13 4
9 42 United Kingdom Kenneth Evans Private entry Alfa Romeo Tipo B 19 +3 Laps 19 4
DNF 34 Italy Luigi Soffietti Private entry Maserati 6C-34 19 22 4
10 46 Hungary Ernõ Festetics Private entry Maserati 8CM 18 +4 Laps 21 4
11 54 Italy Attilio Marinoni Scuderia Ferrari Alfa Romeo 12C-36 18 +4 Laps 18 4
12 28 Italy Vittorio Belmondo Graf Salvi del Pero Alfa Romeo C 18 +4 Laps 15 4
DNF 48 Hungary László Hartmann Private entry Maserati 8CM 18 24 4
DNF 24 Italy Giuseppe Farina Scuderia Ferrari Alfa Romeo 12C-36 18 Ignition 11 4
DNF 38 Italy Franco Cortese Scuderia Maremmana Maserati 6CM 7 Chassis 23 6
DNF 2 Germany Ernst von Delius Auto Union Auto Union C 6 Fatal accident 9 6
DNF 18 United Kingdom Richard Seaman Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W125 6 Accident 8 6
DNF 10 Germany Hans Stuck Auto Union Auto Union C 6 Engine 12 6
DNF 40 Germany Paul Pietsch Private entry Maserati 6C-34 5 Fuel tank 14 7
DNF 30 Italy Giovanni Minozzi Private entry Maserati 8CM 4 Accident 25 7
DNF 52 Italy Francesco Severi Scuderia Maremmana Maserati 6C-34 4 Accident 17 7
DNF 32 Italy Renato Balestrero Scuderia Maremmana Alfa Romeo Tipo B 3 Fuel pipe 20 7
DNF 36 Italy Edoardo Teagno Scuderia Subauda Maserati 8CM 2 Rear axle 26 7
DNF 50 France Raymond Sommer Private entry Alfa Romeo C 2 Rear axle 16 7
DNF 6 Germany Hermann Paul Müller Auto Union Auto Union C 2 Accident 7 7


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References[edit]

  1. ^ Jimmie Guthrie. Accessed 29 April 2012.